You can find on this page the Belgium tourist map to print and to download in PDF. The Belgium tourist attractions map presents the monuments, museums, parks and points of interest of Belgium in Western Europe.

Belgium tourist map

Map of Belgium travel

The Belgium tourist map shows all tourist places and points of interest of Belgium. This travel map of Belgium will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of Belgium in Western Europe. The Belgium tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

In Belgium, tourism is under the respective authority of three regions: Flanders, Wallonia, and Brussels. This section provides a national overview of the impact of tourism in the country, followed by detail of the respective governance and policy initiatives of the Flanders and Wallonia regions as you can see in Belgium tourist map. Tourism directly contributes 2.3% of total GVA in Belgium, while employment in tourism sectors represents 6.7% of the total employment, according to the Tourism Satellite Account. Travel exports accounted for 7.2% of total service exports in 2018. In Flanders, the tourism sector accounted for 4.5% of GDP (EUR 11.7 billion), and 5.5% of employment. In 2017 in Wallonia, tourism made up 4.1% of GVA (EUR 3.6 billion) and supported 84 000 jobs, including 59 000 full-time equivalents, representing 7.5% of employment in the region.

In 2018, Belgium received 6.7 million international tourists (up 6.1% over 2017), who spent a total of 12.4 million nights (+6.8%). Of this figure, 3.2 million visited Flanders (47.2%), 2.7 million visited Brussels (40.6%) and 815 000 visited Wallonia (12.2%) as its shown in Belgium tourist map. Between 2017 and 2018, Brussels experienced the fastest growth in international arrivals (+8.5%), followed by Flanders (+5.1%), and Wallonia (+2.7%). The leading international markets for Belgium include the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom and Germany, which together account for over half (52.7%) of total arrivals. Domestic tourism has also experienced growth in Belgium, with resident overnight visitors reaching a total of 4.8 million in 2018, up 6.9% over 2017. Of this, 60.1% visited Flanders, 23.5% Wallonia and 16.4% Brussels. In total, domestic tourists spent some 7.9 million nights in hotels and similar establishments.

With its coastline, artistic cities as well as gastronomy, this European country offers a wide variety of attractions and cultural activities for tourists. In 2019, the number of overnight tourist stays in Belgium peaked at approximately 42.5 million before declining to barely 20 million in 2020 as its mentioned in Belgium tourist map. In Belgium, domestic tourism plays a relevant role in the travel industry, since even outside of crisis periods, most tourist overnight stays were spent by domestic tourists. In 2019, as in 2020, Belgian tourists were ahead of Dutch, French, and German travelers when it came to overnight stays in their home country. Moreover, in 2020, the main purpose of domestic travelers staying in accommodation in Belgium was for leisure and holiday. In addition, nearly five million domestic arrivals were recorded in Belgian accommodation establishments that year, with hotels proving to be the most popular accommodation type for Belgian tourists traveling in their own country.

Belgium attractions map

Map of Belgium tourist attractions

The Belgium attractions map shows all monuments and sightseeing of Belgium. This tourist attractions map of Belgium will allow you to easily discover monuments, museums ans places to visit of Belgium in Western Europe. The Belgium attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

La Grand Place (also known as De Grote Markt), is rimmed by finely preserved guildhalls and other grand buildings that showcase Belgium vernacular architecture at its best. One side is dominated by the ornate medieval town hall, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Grand Place was named a Unesco World Heritage Site for its outstanding representation of late 17th-century architecture. Bruges began on the banks of the river Reie, and as it grew, so did a series of waterways connecting it to the Zwin estuary and the North Sea as you can see in Belgium attractions map. Today, the canals are beautiful reminders of Bruges history, and cruising or walking along them is one of the most popular things to do in Belgium. For many visitors, Belgium role on the front line of World War I, and in particular the Battlefields of Flanders around Ypres are the main reason for a journey here. Not only important historically, the battlefields are a major pilgrimage site. The preserved trenches run for kilometers around the town of Ypres, while this area is also scattered with vast cemeteries for the thousands of soldiers who died here.

Gravensteen is one of Europe best surviving examples of a moated fortress and has been incredibly well-preserved. Its strong and impressively thick and high walls soar up from the waters of the river Lieve right in the middle of the old town of Ghent, rising above the rooftops of the surrounding streets. Victor Horta was the most influential architect and designer of the early 20th-century style known as Art Nouveau. Several of his stunning buildings survive in Brussels and now constitute a Unesco World Heritage Site as its shown in Belgium attractions map. This majestic cathedral with its high Gothic choir and Romanesque crypt showcases the best of religious architecture in Belgium and is Ghent most outstanding tourist attraction. Although the soaring building, with its harmonious stained glass windows, is a highlight in itself, most people come here to see the famous artwork that graces the interior; specifically the Flemish masterpiece known as The Altar of Ghent.

The Basilica of the Holy Blood is not only impressive for its blending of Romanesque and late Gothic architecture but also for the sacred relic kept inside. The upper chapel is home to the famous vial for which the church takes its name; said to contain a drop of Jesus Christ blood that was brought back to Belgium after the Second Crusade. Right in the core of Antwerp, sits the town wonderful Grand Place (also known as the Grote Markt), which contains some of Belgium finest examples of guild house architecture with their typical steeple-roofed shape as its mentioned in Belgium attractions map. The Meuse Valley, south of Brussels, is one of the best places to get a feel for Belgium rural heartland. The Meuse River offers Belgium most scenic river trip opportunities, with dense forest countryside interspersed with hilltop craggy castle and fortress ruins, and little waterfront towns backed by limestone cliffs.